On Saturday, April 22, the Amherst men’s lacrosse team bested NESCAC rival Williams in Williamstown, MA. The 12th-ranked Mammoths outlasted the Ephs, winning by a score of 13-10 to improve to 11-3 overall and 7-2 in conference play.
Evan Wolf ’19 scored the first three goals for Amherst off of passes from Max Keeley ’18 and Jackson Herrick ’20. Although Williams managed to put one past Mammoths goalie Cody Tranbarger ’17, Amherst maintained a slight 3-1 edge after the first frame.

Amherst baseball improved their season record this week to 13-11 overall and 6-3 in NESCAC play. The Mammoths took their Hamilton series 2-1 over the Continentals after suffering a tough loss on Friday. The two conference wins on Saturday keep Amherst in the running for postseason play.

The transition from April to May marks the end of several calendars. Our school year is wrapping up, the NHL and NBA seasons are peaking with playoff action and the European soccer leagues are nearing their ends. However, in the wake of all this “ending,” there is a new beginning. Yes, the Amherst College intramural soccer season is on our doorstep, ready to take the campus by brief and jam-packed storm.

Catherine Lowdon is an English and art history major. Her thesis examines the architecture of Amherst College and other NESCAC and Ivy League colleges. Her advisor is Nicola Courtright, professor of art history and architectural studies department chair.

The Amherst College women’s golf team notched a first-place finish at the Williams Spring Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23 to conclude regular season action.

Competing against a six-team field, the Mammoths, led by first-year Morgan Yurosek and senior Jamie Gracie, shot an impressive 304 on day one and a 308 on day two to claim the victory.

Amherst finished the first day six strokes ahead of Williams thanks to standout performances by Kate Weiss (75), Gracie (76) and Yurosek (76).

This weekend, the Amherst College men’s golf team traveled to NESCAC rival Williams to compete on Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, along with six other teams in the Williams Spring Invitational.

After one day of play, the team posted a score of 318 and sat in fifth place. On day two, however, the team improved their score to 303, to finish in the overall fifth spot.

First-years Will Lonquist and Jeffery Herr led the team with scores of 152 and 153, respectively.

For the first time in nearly a month, the Amherst softball team suffered defeat, going 1-2 in their series against archrival Williams this past weekend, April 22-23, after defeating Keene State earlier in the week. With these results, the Mammoths secured a spot in the NESCAC playoffs and their record now stands at 24-8 overall and 10-2 in conference play.

On Wednesday, April 19, the Mammoths defeated Keene State 9-8. The Owls took an early lead, scoring five runs in the first inning. Amherst responded in the bottom of the frame by scoring a run, cutting the lead to 5-1.